Registered Nurse II (SoonerStart)

Recruitment #220503-Y12B-60

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II (SoonerStart) providing support to Cleveland County Health Department - Early Intervention. This is a state employee position 34003066 governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Norman, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is up to $55,028.60, based on education and experience.

Position Summary:
Provide developmental assessments and evaluations in homes and daycares. We educate caregivers and demonstrate the activities that would be specific to their child's educational and therapeutic needs while performing ongoing assessment and therapy plans. These services are individually written for each child and family to increase parenting skills and to enhance the development of the infants and toddlers with developmental delays and/or disabilities

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
Deliver professional nursing care, specialized nursing and case management in an assigned program: assess and evaluate the health status of individuals and families and the health resources they may need. Evaluation of clients involves the administration of specialized testing that includes: the Battelle Developmental Inventory-2, Early Learning Assessment Profile, Birth to Three, M-Chat and vision and hearing screenings. From the testing data, an individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is developed and implemented. Appropriate nursing interventions are provided through demonstration, education, feedback, guidance, support, and advocating during doctor’s visits as needed to assure effective nursing care.

Other Duties: Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requirements include professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments.  Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Combination of office, vehicle, home, and daycare. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Exposed to inclement weather conditions while driving to and from office, homes and daycares. Work related travel required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

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REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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